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India must follow Verma Committee's recommendations: UNHCR
India

India must follow Verma Committee's recommendations: UNHCR

Describing the Verma Committee report as a "groundbreaking basis" for action against violence against women in India, the UN Human Rights chief Navi Pillay today asked the government to follow through on its vision and recommendations.

DMK seeks time-bound implementation of Verma committee recommendations
India

DMK seeks time-bound implementation of Verma committee recommendations

DMK chief M Karunanidhi said it was "laudable" that the Committee had ignored such demands.

India to send out stern message on rape with speedy justice: UN
India

India to send out stern message on rape with speedy justice: UN

"The Government of India will ensure that the culprits are brought to speedy justice," India's permanent representative to UN, Hardeep Singh Puri, said.

Justice Verma should have demanded more time, resources
India

Justice Verma should have demanded more time, resources

The report is a great first step — but there’s a lot more that needs to be done — by the political system.

Dear politicians, make the Justice Verma report an election issue
Politics

Dear politicians, make the Justice Verma report an election issue

Politicians can argue after other issues, but on violence against women, they must act as one.

Why Justice Verma Committee blames Delhi cops, public, govt
India

Why Justice Verma Committee blames Delhi cops, public, govt

The panel also commented on the "disputes relating to jurisdiction of the police over the area of crime" that leads to delay in taking cognizance.

Justice Verma panel recommends 20 yrs jail for rapists, no death
India

Justice Verma panel recommends 20 yrs jail for rapists, no death

Releasing the report, Justice Verma told a news conference that the Committee has not suggested death penalty for rapist because there was overwhelming suggestions from the women organisations against it.

What Justice JS Verma said about the police, DGPs and Neeraj Kumar
India

What Justice JS Verma said about the police, DGPs and Neeraj Kumar

The Home Secretary may have patted the Delhi police commissioner for his handling of the horrific gangrape on 16 December, but the Justice JS Verma committee had less than flattering words to describe the police's handling of the case.

Justice Verma panel recommendations will be top priority: Law Min
India

Justice Verma panel recommendations will be top priority: Law Min

The government expects comprehensive proposals and it would do whatever deemed fit to improve the judicial process to achieve the objective of dealing firmly with crime against women, Kumar told reporters.

New anti-rape laws?Justice Verma committee to submit report today
India

New anti-rape laws?Justice Verma committee to submit report today

The three-member committee was set up by the government to look into women’s safety, existing legislations and suggest changes to check crimes against women.

Will use positive politics to take the country forward: Rahul Gandhi
Politics

Will use positive politics to take the country forward: Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi said he wants to use Congress as an instrument for change in the country.

BJP recommends death penalty for rape accused to Verma committe
India

BJP recommends death penalty for rape accused to Verma committe

BJP President Nitin Gadkari sent the suggestions to Justice (retd) J S Justice Verma after some initial hiccups about presenting its views to the three-member panel.

Need to increase women police force for better security: Shinde
Politics

Need to increase women police force for better security: Shinde

The Union home minister said the police need to take responsibility to protect women after a meeting the country's DGPs and chief secretaries.

Protesters continue stir, have no faith in government's words
Politics

Protesters continue stir, have no faith in government's words

They don’t find satisfactory the slew of measures announced by the government in the wake of the brutal gangrape which shook the nation.

No death, chemical castration for rapists in Cong draft bill
Politics

No death, chemical castration for rapists in Cong draft bill

Even as its women's wing has come out in support of capital punishment for rapists, Congress' draft proposal has suggested life imprisonment and setting up of dedicated fast-track courts.

Delhi gangrape: Women, student bodies flock to brainstorm stringent laws
India

Delhi gangrape: Women, student bodies flock to brainstorm stringent laws

The Justice Verma committee will receive feedback till 5 January.

Govt panel meets to review laws against sexual assault
India

Govt panel meets to review laws against sexual assault

The Justice Verma committee, formed by the government to look into amendments for enhanced punishment in sexual offences of extreme nature against women, held its first meeting.